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20 Cards in this Set

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menial
Lowly and sometimes degrading, as in work
predatory
Living by killing, eating or robbing others
exotic
Very unusual or from another part of the world; Foreign
waver
To show indecision
doctrine
A principle or body of principles presented for acceptance or belief; Teachings, in general
jaunty
Lighthearted; Animated; Easy and carefree
parry
To ward off a weapon or blow
belittle
To regard or portray as less impressive or important than appearances indicate; To depreciate; To disparage
acme
The highest point of something; The highest level attainable
wallow
To roll about or lie in water, snow, mud, dust, or the like, as for refreshment; To swim or bask
tawdry
Showy, cheap and tacky; Gaudy
attribute
A quality or characteristic inherent in or ascribed to someone or something
unassuming
Not arrogant or pretentious; Modest
turncoat
One who changes to the opposite party or faction or reverses principles; A traitor
stance
A mental, physical or emotional position adopted with respect to something; A position
ravage
To do ruinous damage; To destroy or wreak havoc upon
juncture
A point in time, especially a crucial one; A joint or connection
excise
To remove by or as if by cutting; A tax on unnecessary goods
convey
To express; To communicate something
haggard
Worn and exhausted in appearance